Tipperary Man Sends Letter Of Apology To Lee Chin Following Racist Remarks

It is well documented now that Wexford hurler, Lee Chin, was on the receiving end of racial abuse recently…

In a challenge game against Tipperary, a Tipperary hurling supporter racially abused Lee Chin.

As could be seen and heard from the video which then surfaced online, it sparked a strong reaction from the Wexford players led by Rory O’Connor who confronted the man on the side-line.

The referee was forced to end the game prematurely as a result.

The Sunday World revealed yesterday that the Tipperary man who racially abused Lee Chin has since sent the Wexford man a letter of apology.

There is currently a GAA investigation ongoing into the matter, but there has been no official complaint made to the Gardaí about the incident.

Speaking to the Sunday World, Wexford chairman Micháel Martin does not believe that there will be a Garda investigation until Wexford’s GAA season has concluded, noting that the Wexford man does not want to impede Championship preparations with an investigation.

It’s not the first time Chin has suffered racial abuse in the GAA and he has spoken out about it before, and how his family also receive it.

Wexford Weekly
Wexford Weekly

This article was published by a member of the Wexford Weekly team.

Value our site? Register NOW for as little as €3 per-year… 

For a €3 Subscription, click here. 

For a €6 Subscription, click here. 

Enjoy our content? Want to keep reading it? By registering, you will have access to all of Wexford Weekly’s content and you’ll also be supporting a growing independent brand. We thank you for your continued support. It costs less than one cent per day to register on Wexford Weekly. If you value our site, we really appreciate it.

– Access to all content
– Improved, premium features 
– Discounts on products 
– First to know about future buses 
– Discounts on future events 

Read also:

Remember to submit your news to Wexford Weekly! To advertise on our socials or website, email our team at info@wexfordweekly.com

What do you think? Leave a reply...